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Re: Project file churn


Hi Jon,

On 3/7/20 1:25 PM, Jon Evans wrote:
> I've started work on the new project system for V6.  One question that I
> wanted to cast a wide net on:
> Are there any real-world uses for the "update" and "last_client" lines
> that are stored in the current project format?

The "last_client" setting can definitely be removed.  The "update" entry
is the last time the file was saved.  Do we need to preserve that for
any reason?  We do time stamp the schematic, board, and symbol library

> KiCad internally doesn't make any use of these, and they just cause file
> churn.
> I want to remove the storage of this information unless anyone points
> out a use-case that requires them.
> Thanks,
> Jon
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